Introduction to Horticultural Science

Introduction to Horticultural Science

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Designed to provide readers with a full appreciation of the wonderful world of horticultural science, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE covers everything the reader needs to know in a comprehensive format that is easy to understand. Coverage includes critical topics such as fundamental concepts, cutting edge research, careers in horticulture, the relationship between horticulture and the environment, classification of plants, and plant anatomy. Readers are also introduced to key concepts such as plant propagation, media, nutrients and fertilizers, plants and the environment, plant growth regulators, post harvest physiology and pest management, greenhouse structures, nursery site selection, development and facilities, producing nursery crops, and floral design. Through enhanced visual aids and the inclusion of recent trends in the field, the second edition has been designed to peak reader interest and improve reader understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Fourth, the size of the container and the size of the plant also have a dramatic effect on how often plants need to be watered. Fifth, if the ... Light levels of between 50 and 100 foot candles are adequate for plant maintenance, which means that they do not grow, but they do not die. ... Plants that can grow under poor light include the snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata), pothos (Scindapsus aureum), heartanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Horticultural Science
Author:Richard N. Arteca
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-02-21


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